9780071409308

First Aid for the USMLE Step 2

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071409308

  • ISBN10:

    0071409300

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/25/2003
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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Summary

This is a high-yield, practical book explaining what to expect when taking the USMLE Step 2, reviewing essential high-yield information likely to be tested on the exam and rating currently available review/test-preparation resources. It contains valuable information on how to prepare for the exam (including test-taking strategies, help for foreign medical graduates (including licensure, Steps 1 and 2, residencies, Visa options, and resources), high-yield facts organised by system cover the core fund of knowledge tested on the exam and which clinical science review books are most valuable in preparing for the USMLE Step 2.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
How to Contribute xv
Section I: Guide to Efficient Exam Preparation
1(44)
Introduction
2(1)
USMLE Step 2---Computer-Based Testing Basics
2(9)
Clinical Skills Examination
11(2)
Defining Your Goal
13(3)
Study Resources
16(1)
Test-Taking Strategies
17(3)
Testing Agencies
20(2)
First Aid for the International Medical Graduate
21(1)
The IMG's Steps to Licensure in the United States
22(2)
USMLE Step 1 and the IMG
24(1)
USMLE Step 2 and the IMG
25(1)
The English Language Test
26(1)
Clinical Skills Assessment
26(1)
USMLE Step 3 and the IMG
27(1)
Residencies and the IMG
28(1)
Visa Options for the IMG
29(7)
A Final Word
36(1)
Resources for the IMG
37(2)
First Aid for the Student with a Disability
39(6)
Section II: Database of High-Yield Facts
45(476)
How to Use the Database
46(3)
Cardiovascular
49(34)
Dermatology
83(32)
Endocrinology
115(20)
Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
135(12)
Ethics and Legal Issues
147(6)
Gastrointestinal
153(38)
Hematology/Oncology
191(20)
Infectious Disease
211(38)
Musculoskeletal
249(28)
Neurology
277(40)
Obstetrics
317(30)
Gynecology
347(24)
Pediatrics
371(30)
Psychiatry
401(24)
Pulmonary
425(28)
Renal/Genitourinary
453(24)
Selected Topics in Emergency Medicine
477(18)
Rapid Review
495(26)
Section III: Database of Clinical Science Review Resources
521(46)
How to Use the Database
523(2)
Comprehensive
525(8)
Online Comprehensive Review
533(1)
Internal Medicine
534(6)
Neurology
540(3)
OB/GYN
543(4)
Pediatrics
547(3)
Preventive Medicine
550(1)
Psychiatry
551(5)
Surgery
556(5)
Miscellaneous
561(2)
Commercial Review Courses
563(4)
Appendix: Abbreviations and Symbols 567(4)
Index 571

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